German Airbus A320 plane crashes in French Alps

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Germanwings A320 aircraft flying from Barcelona to Düsseldorf goes down in southern French Alps, say French security sources

A passenger plane for the airline Germanwings flying from Barcelona to Dusseldorf has crashed in southern France, officials have confirmed.

The Airbus A320 making the flight for Lufthansa’s lowcost arm, Germanwings, crashed near the small mountain village of Barcelonette in the southern Alps. It had made a distress call at 10:47am then disappeared off the radar at around 11:20am, Le Figaro reported.

The French TV station iTele said there had been 142 passengers and eight crew-members on board.


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